The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
New York City may drop a giant Waterford Crystal ball on New Year’s Eve, but Tallapoosa, Georgia has the next best thing—a stuffed possum named Spencer.
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Candy corn's tri-color design has become a classic symbol of Halloween treats.
Twin Peaks proved to fans, critics, and industry gatekeepers alike that television would no longer live in the shadow of film.
On Fridays, I ask a series of unrelated questions. Reading your answers helps me get through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...
From its ingredients to its straightforward recipe, simple syrup might be the least complicated item on a bar. But its role in your favorite drinks is incredibly important.
You already knew everyone on this list was brilliant and accomplished in his or her chosen field. What you might not have known is that they were also truly devoted to their less publicized passions.